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15 July 2006 @ 05:59 pm
best chocolate biscuits ever  
for those who have not seen the light, the below is a chocolate biscuit from ishiya chocolate factory in sapporo, hokkaido, japan.



this was my last piece from sharlene, kept many months till i finally caved in in march to give myself a super-lush treat one evening after work. not before capturing it on camera though. :)

so, is anyone heading to japan?


 
 
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.that girl.: the huntergirlwhowaits on July 15th, 2006 10:20 am (UTC)
Yum!

One of the guys at work is going to Japan in OCt but he won't be coming back till Christmas.
JVdrag0nette on July 15th, 2006 10:28 am (UTC)
aiya!
lilsnooze: lilsnooze_tehpeng_hkcafelilsnooze on July 15th, 2006 01:53 pm (UTC)
i think they have quite a few different types. My grandma just boughtsome for us, back from hokkaido...damn yums!
JVdrag0nette on July 15th, 2006 03:52 pm (UTC)
damn yums is right! :)
lilsnoozelilsnooze on July 16th, 2006 01:19 am (UTC)
yeah. why cant khong guan or jacobs do something like this!? ;)
JVdrag0nette on July 16th, 2006 07:17 am (UTC)
lol!

someone write to them!
icklemonsterickleoriental on July 15th, 2006 02:27 pm (UTC)
i was given a few recently and had to eat them all in one sitting!!

i didnt save the husband any... *guilty shuffling of feet*
JVdrag0nette on July 15th, 2006 03:51 pm (UTC)
lol!

it's ok, not many could have saved any for anyone else!
hianhwee, tracy LIMhianhwee on July 15th, 2006 04:47 pm (UTC)
誰は白い恋人わ。
u shd have posted earlier cuz my friend just came back from there a month ago... :P
JVdrag0nette on July 15th, 2006 04:47 pm (UTC)
Re: 誰は白い恋人わ。
AIYA!
hianhwee, tracy LIMhianhwee on July 15th, 2006 04:53 pm (UTC)
Re: 誰は白い恋人わ。
残年ね (可惜)
JVdrag0nette on July 15th, 2006 04:58 pm (UTC)
Re: 誰は白い恋人わ。
非常可惜!
the kitten that is blue: narablue_kitten on July 15th, 2006 09:54 pm (UTC)
meeeeeeee!!!

i'll be there in october and at the moment the plan is to try and get to hokkaido (and thus probably sapporo).

i need details - details!!! ;)
JVdrag0nette on July 15th, 2006 10:30 pm (UTC)
http://www.shiroikoibito.ishiya.co.jp/

i've been told they're available in the airports and stores in hokkaido because they're so darn popular! but it would rock if you can go visit the chocolate factory!

sigh. i wanna go too!
sticker mansilver_crv on July 16th, 2006 08:44 am (UTC)
oh!!!wah!!! I missed these so much!! reminds me of my trip 2 year ago!! Classic!! and the facyory is interesting in Sapporo. We also kept them in the fridge and ate them piece by piece slowly......haaa
JVdrag0nette on July 16th, 2006 09:20 am (UTC)
hahaha!

you went to the factory! :D one day i must see it too!
shrlenesharlatan on July 16th, 2006 10:13 pm (UTC)
白い恋人パーク
Sorry been so busy lately, thus MIA. I have some factory pics:

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I bought 2 boxes - one white, one milk chocolate… but they are ALL GONE.
You just can't keep them lying around. Especially not with roommates around.
JVdrag0nette on July 17th, 2006 02:52 pm (UTC)
Re: 白い恋人パーク
i'm considering doing the mail order! :P

are these available only in hokkaido or elsewhere in japan?
shrlenesharlatan on July 17th, 2006 08:33 pm (UTC)
Re: 白い恋人パーク
JVdrag0nette on July 18th, 2006 03:36 pm (UTC)
Re: 白い恋人パーク
do they come with cute little boys too? :)
 Lee  (Tracy Lee, actually :)popcorn_feet on July 18th, 2006 07:53 pm (UTC)
you could order it....charges are in yen tho...wonder how much it would be?

this is from their site:


Ishiya Online Shop uses EMS delivery services which provide approximately 4-6 day express delivery service worldwide.
Totaldelivery cost will be calculated according to weight and destination and will be added on in your Order Summary.

Countries where we can deliver our goods

Zone1
Asia Korea(Rep.), Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, Nepal, Pakistan, The Philippines, Bhutan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Maldives, Mongolia, Laos

Zone2
Oceania New Zealand
North America,
Central America,
Caribbean Canada, Barbados, U.S.A, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Panama, Mexico
Middle East Israel , U A E, Cyprus, Syria, Turkey, Jordan

Zone3
Europe Ireland, Italy, U.K., Austria, Netherlands, Greece, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Denmark, Norway, Hungary, Finland, Belgium, Poland, Portugal, Luxembourg, Azerbaijan , Estonia, Croatia, Czech, Belarus

Zone4
South America Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru , Urguay, Ecuador, Venezuela
Africa Ghana, Morocco, Ethiopia, Rwanda , Uganda, Egypt, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Tunisia, Togo, Mauritius



JVdrag0nette on July 19th, 2006 10:49 am (UTC)
yes, i've done the math before. it would be S$70+ to get a box of 'em to me! :P i just might do it.